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Rutgers community needs unity, not division

As a current Rutgers graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies, it is rather upsetting to see that a group claiming to represent the honorable Jewish students on campus ? the Rutgers Hillel ? is hosting an event this Tuesday, Sept.


Free speech zones on campus unlawful, immoral

Today across the nation, American’s rights are being violated in more ways than one. When you hear the phrase “rights violated,” one normally assumes police brutality or blatantly discriminatory laws — but this is not always the case.


Rutgers must address issues of abuse in residence halls

Residence Life provides unique living opportunities for Rutgers students. From the Douglass Residential College’s inclusive dormitories, to the Livingston Apartments’ lovely study halls, Residence Life works hard to create housing for Rutgers students. However, dormitory communities can quickly become unsafe.


Minority media representation matters

Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend about media representation and whether or not it matters. My friend was of the opinion that the burden of responsibility lies with parents, who should choose to show their children content with diverse characters, while I believe producers should take initiative in representing minorities in films and on news networks.


Student activism prompts militarization of campus police

Social justice has historically soared at the hands of university students. From supporting divestment from South Africa in the 1980s to recent protests against the war crimes endorsed by Condoleezza Rice, Rutgers students have historically held the limelight in some of the greatest social justice struggles.

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